food waste

Food waste-to-agricultural products company hires new CEO

WISErg Corporation, a Washington State-based ag-tech company converting landfill-bound food waste into agricultural products, today announced the... continue reading »

Cutting down on postharvest food waste

Before reaching the processing stage, fruit has a long road to travel. Unfortunately, much of it is lost along the way. In a Fruit Logistica 2019 p... continue reading »

How global food waste can be curtailed

The world is currently wasting 1.3 billion tonnes of the food produced for human consumption every year, which amounts to a third of all food produced... continue reading »

FDA wants food makers to utilize ‘Best If Used By’ date labeling for non-perishable goods

The Food and Drug Administration is urging the food industry to adopt “Best If Used By” introductory phrase for date labeling that has to do with ... continue reading »

Cutting food waste in half by 2030 goal of Trump administration

As part of the Trump administration’s Winning on Reducing Food Waste Month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Environmental Protection Agen... continue reading »

Finding the balance between food waste and plastic waste

In the United Kingdom, 3.7 million tons of plastic is wasted each year. Food waste, on the other hand, accounts for 10 million tons. Yet over half of ... continue reading »

Food chain technologies help reduce waste

According to a report from IQ by Intel, food cold chain technologies such as computer vision, artificial intelligence and data analysis are tracking ... continue reading »

How packaging companies are working to reduce food waste

As the global population rises, focus on minimizing food waste intensifies. All along the supply chain, packaging plays a vital role in achieving this... continue reading »

Company launches effort to attack food waste problem

Problem: A downturn in the economy helps shine a light on the need for diversification. Problem: Too much fresh produce gets left to rot in the fi... continue reading »

Coalition to launch online resource to help reduce food waste

The Rockefeller Foundation is collaborating with the USDA, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and a partnership of 10 private sector and... continue reading »